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This Week: 17th October - 23rd October

A round up of children's theatre, workshops, exhibitions and other interesting stuff.
Theatre
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Lexi comes to terms with being different and finds friends like her. This short piece of theatre with rap, dance and video projections is accompanied by some moving spoken word too.
More info:
Venue:
Polka Theatre
Date:
20 - 22 October
Age:
5 - 11
Price:
Adult: £13.50; child: £10
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Based on conversations with young children, this new show charts the ups and downs of sibling relationships in a fantastically fun experience for 2 - 5 year olds.
More info:
Venue:
Polka Theatre
Date:
18 Oct 2017 - 11 Feb 2018
Age:
2 - 5
Price:
Adult: £12.50; child: £9
DOT
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Dance and technology combine in this light hearted story of a boy and a girl who just can't agree. DOT creates a visual playground of light and projections for contemporary choreography to play out.
More info:
Venue:
artsdepot
Date:
22 October
Age:
3+
Price:
£10
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Based on Julia Donaldson’s popular book, Scamp Theatre bring Stick Man to life with the help of some puppetry, live music and three brilliant actors.
More info:
Venue:
artsdepot
Date:
21 - 22 October
Age:
3+
Price:
From £10
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Krakens, Atlantean queens and family troubles blend together in this tale of overcoming the odds. Troubled Tommy finds that music really is magic when he runs away and bumps into a cello called Destino.
More info:
Venue:
Kings Place
Date:
22 October
Age:
7+
Price:
Adult: £8.50; child: £6.50
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Join Maisie in her discovery of Sidney's shed and their topsy-turvy time-travelling tales. With songs, music and award-winning cabbages, there's no better show for budding gardeners and explorers to see.
More info:
Venue:
Lyric Hammersmith
Date:
21 October
Age:
5 - 11
Price:
£8
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Join Aleena in her wonderful garden and watch flowers bloom and animals play in this interactive sensory theatre experience for tots and toddlers.
More info:
Venue:
Greenwich Theatre
Date:
23 October
Age:
0 - 3
Price:
Adult: £11; child: £6
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Dr. Seuss' tale of the truffula trees is lighting up the Old Vic with eye-popping colours once again, and there's plenty of room for a few more Humming-Fish like you!
More info:
Venue:
The Old Vic
Date:
15 October - 5 November
Age:
6+
Price:
From £12
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There's an action packed show galloping in from the Wild West! Enjoy spellbinding circus tricks alongside live folk and country music in this incredible piece of circus theatre.
More info:
Venue:
Peacock Theatre
Date:
4 - 21 October
Age:
6+
Price:
From £15
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Christopher Marlowe's tricky tale of a pact with the devil features puppets and magical effects, certain to fascinate audiences of age 10+
More info:
Venue:
Chickenshed
Date:
26 September - 21 October
Age:
10+
Price:
From £12
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One of England's oldest tales gets an epic update in a show with a magical modern score, original rock music and monsters galore.
More info:
Venue:
Unicorn Theatre
Date:
1 October - 5 November
Age:
8 - 13
Price:
Adult: £12; Child: £10
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Join Sami as he grapples with the prospect of leaving home with his astronaut mum for a life amongst the stars. This moving production asks big questions in a small and intimate setting.
More info:
Venue:
Unicorn Theatre
Date:
24 Sept - 12 November
Age:
6 - 12
Price:
Adult: £16; child: £10
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Beautiful blue skies, slate-grey clouds, bright green leaves – wow! One little owl is amazed by the bright colour of the daytime, and is determined to stay awake to see it all.
More info:
Venue:
Little Angel Theatre
Date:
2 September - 5 November
Age:
2 - 5
Price:
Adult: £12.50; child: £10.50
Workshops
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How are your road skills? Get those wheels racing by colouring in your very own cardboard car, and then put it to the test in an immersive driving school show!
More info:
Venue:
artsdepot
Date:
23 - 27 October
Age:
3 - 9
Price:
£10
Other Interesting Stuff
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London Zoo open their gates for a whole week of ghoulish giggles. Arts, craft, pumpkin carving, story-telling accompany a series of fascinating talks and creepy craft sessions
More info:
Venue:
London Zoo
Date:
21 - 31 October
Age:
All ages
Price:
Included with admission
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Rich Mix are whisking us back to 1917 and showing us the Russian Revolution through a child's eyes. Using cartoon films and children's books to give us a glimpse into the past, the event will end with a book signing by Michael Rosen.
More info:
Venue:
Rich Mix
Date:
21 October
Age:
7+
Price:
Adult: £8; child: £4
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Brighten up your weekend with plenty of family fun activities and colourful storytelling at the National Gallery's celebration of the Hindu Festival of Light.
More info:
Venue:
National Gallery
Date:
21 October
Age:
All ages
Price:
Various
Book Ahead
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Everyone's favourite terrifying creature has crept off of the page and onto the stage in this world-touring vision of the beloved children's tale!
More info:
Venue:
artsdepot
Date:
24 - 29 October
Age:
3+
Price:
From £8
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Janet and Allan Ahlberg's much loved story has been matched with charm in a fun show telling the adventures of Burglar Bill and Burglar Betty.
More info:
Venue:
Lyric Hammersmith
Date:
24 - 28 October
Age:
3 - 8
Price:
£10